Every Wednesday on The Broadcast, they do a segment called “Suzie Says So,” wherein Suzie Humphreys answers a question posed by a viewer. I heard from someone who saw today’s segment that Pat Smith and Suzie really got into it and that Suzie walked off the set. Then, after a commercial break, the ladies explained that Suzie wasn’t there because she had a speaking engagement in Midland that she had to get to. Mmm, delicious.
Watch the video. You can definitely tell that Pat and Suzie weren’t getting along this morning. The strange part is that Pat was agreeing with Suzie — yet they still got into a tiff. At one point, Suzie stops participating in the segment, and, yes, it kinda does look like she walked off. The segment was over, but the station hadn’t cut to commercial yet.
Before I got a chance to see the video, I reached Suzie in her car. She was laughing about the whole thing and said that she did indeed have a gig in Midland. It will force her to miss the show tomorrow, she said.
“I don’t think we both even realized what was happening,” Suzie said. “We were suddenly combative. And not combative like ugly, but Pat was headed in one direction, and I was headed in the other. It just went — I can’t explain it to you. It’s just two women getting together with different viewpoints, which is what the show is supposed to be about. I love this woman. She’s a fabulous woman.”
As I said, she was laughing as she told me this. But our Nancy Nichols, who DVRs the show and watches it at night, says that she has detected a building tension between Pat and Suzie. Is this tension genuine? Or is it just something I’m exaggerating for the purposes of this post, in which I will remind you that you can watch the show at 9 a.m. and again tell you that for U-Verse, DirecTV, and Dish customers, it’s on Channel 47; on Time Warner, it’s Channel 24; on Verizon it’s Channel 18; and Charter is 22? That, you’ll have to decide for yourself.